City adds food and beverage cartons recycling

Food and beverage cartons are now recyclable as part of the city’s residential curbside recycling program

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Houston Pools Open Memorial Day!

To prepare for the summer season, City hiring and training 140 lifeguards.

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Summer Swimming

Stay Informed This Week!

Decisions made at City Hall affect you and your neighbors.

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Apr. 19, 2014Heights Leader

HPD: Crime in the Greater Heights down 10 percent

Houston Police Department Sgt. Chad Wall of the HPD Heights Storefront, reported that overall crime in the Greater Heights area is down 10 percent from Jan. 1-April 15 of 2014, The Greater Heights includes the neighborhoods of the Heights, Clark Pines, Heights West , Park Square, Lower Heights, Montie Beach, East Sunset Heights, Proctor Plaza, Shady Acres , Sunset Heights, and Woodland Heights. Continue Reading »

Apr. 18, 2014Houston Business Journal

Houston ranked a top-25 city for Millennials

Houston ranked No. 21 on a list of best cities for Millennials for its low rent, income and high numbers of adults under 34 years old,  according to Niche Ink, a schools research website.

But the city also placed well below two other Texas cities, both that made the top 10 on the list. Continue Reading »

Apr. 18, 2014Houston Public Media

City Of Houston Offers $10 Pet Microchipping

Deborah Coco didn’t have to think long when her veterinarian suggested implanting a microchip in her dog Casey, “because the veterinarian said that if she was to get out, they would be able to find her.”

Little did she know how true that statement would ring. Casey eventually did get out of her home in Clear Lake and Coco and her family weren’t able to find her for three months. Continue Reading »

Apr. 16, 2014Houston Public Media

Houston City Council Passes Anti-Hoarding Ordinance

Houston’s new anti-hoarding ordinance applies only to apartments, condominiums and town houses.

Mayor Annise Parker said she probably could have gotten support for an ordinance that included stand-alone single-family homes, but the ordinance as passed is a good first step. Continue Reading »